Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
BALDIE, BAULDIE, n. A carvel-built fishing-boat with the mast far forward, rigged with a lug sail and sometimes a jib.
Bnff. 1932 2 :
Baldie. A type of fishing boat. It came into general use when the fame of Garibaldi was in everybody's mouth. Fif. 1912 Scotsman (8 Jan.):
Several bauldies began the winter herring fishing last week. Edb. 1930 P. F. Anson Fishing Boats and Fisher Folk on E. Coast of Scot. 30:
A typical Leith “Baldie.”
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